Wyoming Area School District
Course Syllabus
Biology

 

Department                             Science
Course                                     Biology
Instructor                                Mr. Damien M. Rutkoski
School Phone                          570.655.2836   ext. 2226
Homework Hotline                 2226
Email                                       drutkoski324@yahoo.com

Check out:  www.damienrutkoski.com

Course Description:  Biology I is a laboratory-oriented course designed to help students discover biology through inquiry and investigation.  The course stresses the unity among living things, while showing their diversity.   The course content is aligned with the Pennsylvania Academic Standards for Science and Technology and Ecology and the Environment.

Text:   Biology by Miller and Lavine, Prentice Hall Publishing Company, 2002

Materials to be used: scientific calculator, notebook, pencils, folder.

Course Outline:

Nature of Life
Ecology
Cells
Genetics
Evolution
Microorganisms and Fungi
Plants
Invertebrates
Chrodates
Human Body

The official school district policy will be used in converting numerical averages to letter grades and is listed below.  FINAL AVERAGES ARE NOT ROUNDED TO THE NEAREST WHOLE NUMBER!!

A         95-100                         C         75-79
A-        90-94                           C-        70-74
B         85-89                           D         65-69
B-        80-84                           F          0-64

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